Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 868 887
Rank change year-on-year +37 +19 +255
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 324 337 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 234 266 311
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,400 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +11.11% -13.88% +4.50%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,113 77,709 81,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.09% 44.60% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 55,827 58,419 66,529
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 301 £55,000 +10.00% 71
UK excluding London +58 230 £50,000 +11.11% 59
London +1 88 £70,000 -3.45% 17
South East +24 76 £60,000 +20.00% 13
North of England +67 63 £57,500 +43.75% 11
North West +48 59 £57,500 +48.39% 7
East of England +14 36 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Midlands +38 26 £42,714 -5.08% 12
Scotland +12 15 £51,500 +28.75% 4
East Midlands +10 15 £29,522 -15.65% 3
West Midlands +29 11 £45,000 - 9
South West -3 9 £32,500 -39.53% 5
Yorkshire +16 4 £44,500 +11.25% 4
Northern Ireland +16 4 £40,000 - 1
Wales +1 1 £50,000 -4.76%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 300 (92.59%) Internet
2 132 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (26.54%) Degree
4 72 (22.22%) Analytics
5 65 (20.06%) Big Data
6 63 (19.44%) Java
7 62 (19.14%) Computer Science
8 53 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
9 48 (14.81%) Finance
10 44 (13.58%) Artificial Intelligence
10 44 (13.58%) DevOps
11 43 (13.27%) JavaScript
12 41 (12.65%) Python
12 41 (12.65%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (12.04%) Mobile App
13 39 (12.04%) C#
13 39 (12.04%) Microsoft
13 39 (12.04%) Scrum
14 36 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 34 (10.49%) TDD
15 34 (10.49%) Machine Learning
16 32 (9.88%) Project Management
16 32 (9.88%) .NET
17 31 (9.57%) SQL
17 31 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 30 (9.26%) Mathematics
18 30 (9.26%) CRM
18 30 (9.26%) Electronics
19 28 (8.64%) Git (software)
19 28 (8.64%) Telecoms

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (6.48%) CMS
2 15 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.09%) Apache
3 10 (3.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (2.78%) Confluence
5 7 (2.16%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.85%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.62%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.62%) Hyperledger
7 2 (0.62%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.62%) Simulink
3 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.93%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.62%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (12.65%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (7.10%) PaaS
5 16 (4.94%) Office 365
6 12 (3.70%) SaaS
7 10 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (3.09%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (2.16%) npm
9 7 (2.16%) NuGet
10 6 (1.85%) GitHub
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.62%) IaaS
12 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 300 (92.59%) Internet
2 24 (7.41%) Wireless
3 13 (4.01%) Bluetooth
4 10 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (2.16%) Firewall
7 6 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.85%) HTTP
7 6 (1.85%) RS-232
7 6 (1.85%) WAN
8 5 (1.54%) ZigBee
9 4 (1.23%) Intranet
9 4 (1.23%) IPv6
9 4 (1.23%) LAN
10 3 (0.93%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.62%) 3G
11 2 (0.62%) 4G
11 2 (0.62%) RS-485
12 1 (0.31%) 5G
12 1 (0.31%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (20.06%) Big Data
2 26 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.79%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.17%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.32%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (3.09%) Amazon Athena
7 10 (3.09%) Blockchain
7 10 (3.09%) Flink
8 8 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.85%) MySQL
10 5 (1.54%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (1.54%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.23%) SQLite
12 3 (0.93%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.93%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.10%) JIRA
3 12 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.16%) Visual Studio Code
6 5 (1.54%) Subversion
6 5 (1.54%) Xcode
7 3 (0.93%) Selenium
8 2 (0.62%) Appium
8 2 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.62%) git-flow
8 2 (0.62%) Gradle
9 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.31%) GitLab
9 1 (0.31%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (14.81%) Finance
2 30 (9.26%) Electronics
3 28 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 26 (8.02%) Marketing
5 18 (5.56%) Retail
6 15 (4.63%) Military
7 14 (4.32%) Law
8 13 (4.01%) Banking
9 12 (3.70%) Automotive
9 12 (3.70%) Investment Banking
10 10 (3.09%) Manufacturing
11 7 (2.16%) Advertising
12 6 (1.85%) Local Government
13 5 (1.54%) Legal
13 5 (1.54%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.31%) Danish Language
14 1 (0.31%) German Language
14 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (23.15%) Architect
2 66 (20.37%) Developer
3 34 (10.49%) Solutions Architect
4 31 (9.57%) Consultant
5 29 (8.95%) Senior Architect
6 19 (5.86%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 16 (4.94%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.32%) Geospatial Architect
10 13 (4.01%) Analyst
10 13 (4.01%) Security Consultant
11 12 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 12 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.40%) Enterprise Architect
12 11 (3.40%) Junior
12 11 (3.40%) Team Leader
13 10 (3.09%) .NET Developer
13 10 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.88%) .NET
2 24 (7.41%) HTML
2 24 (7.41%) Web Services
3 22 (6.79%) AngularJS
4 20 (6.17%) ASP.NET
4 20 (6.17%) CSS
5 18 (5.56%) REST
6 17 (5.25%) WPF
7 15 (4.63%) .NET Framework
8 12 (3.70%) Kafka
9 10 (3.09%) Entity Framework
9 10 (3.09%) Spark Streaming
10 8 (2.47%) HTML5
10 8 (2.47%) Vue.js
11 7 (2.16%) LINQ
11 7 (2.16%) Spring
12 6 (1.85%) Sass
12 6 (1.85%) Universal Windows Platform
13 5 (1.54%) CGI
13 5 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.14%) Computer Science
2 39 (12.04%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.48%) User Experience
4 20 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.56%) Social Media
6 15 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (4.63%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 14 (4.32%) Smart Home
8 13 (4.01%) Robotics
9 12 (3.70%) Cloud Native
10 10 (3.09%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.16%) CCTV
11 7 (2.16%) Device Driver
11 7 (2.16%) NHS
12 6 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (1.85%) CAN bus
12 6 (1.85%) Data Centre
12 6 (1.85%) Fintech
13 5 (1.54%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.41%) Linux
2 22 (6.79%) Windows
3 9 (2.78%) Android
4 8 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.16%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.23%) Unix
7 4 (1.23%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
9 1 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.22%) Analytics
3 44 (13.58%) Artificial Intelligence
3 44 (13.58%) DevOps
4 39 (12.04%) Scrum
5 36 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 34 (10.49%) Machine Learning
6 34 (10.49%) TDD
7 32 (9.88%) Project Management
8 30 (9.26%) CRM
8 30 (9.26%) Mathematics
9 25 (7.72%) Business Development
10 24 (7.41%) Test Automation
11 23 (7.10%) Web Development
12 22 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (6.17%) Data Analytics
13 20 (6.17%) OO
14 18 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
14 18 (5.56%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 63 (19.44%) Java
2 43 (13.27%) JavaScript
3 41 (12.65%) Python
4 39 (12.04%) C#
5 31 (9.57%) SQL
6 25 (7.72%) Scala
7 21 (6.48%) C++
8 18 (5.56%) C
9 11 (3.40%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.85%) Haskell
10 6 (1.85%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.54%) F#
11 5 (1.54%) PHP
11 5 (1.54%) XAML
12 4 (1.23%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.93%) Go
13 3 (0.93%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.93%) R
13 3 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (26.54%) Degree
2 21 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.40%) CISSP
6 10 (3.09%) CISM
6 10 (3.09%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.78%) GSLC
8 6 (1.85%) PhD
9 3 (0.93%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.62%) ISEB
10 2 (0.62%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.31%) CISMP
11 1 (0.31%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.31%) SANS
11 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.78%) COBIT
2 9 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 9 (2.78%) QA
3 4 (1.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.62%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (6.48%) Docker
2 19 (5.86%) Firmware
3 7 (2.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.09%) Terraform
2 9 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.78%) Puppet
3 4 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) Kibana
5 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.10%) SAP
3 15 (4.63%) Siemens
4 10 (3.09%) CA Agile Central
5 9 (2.78%) Tableau
5 9 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 8 (2.47%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.16%) BT
8 5 (1.54%) Assembla
8 5 (1.54%) PayPal
8 5 (1.54%) Pega
8 5 (1.54%) WorldPay
9 4 (1.23%) Cadence
9 4 (1.23%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.23%) IBM
10 3 (0.93%) Google
11 2 (0.62%) hybris
11 2 (0.62%) Sun
11 2 (0.62%) VMware
12 1 (0.31%) ATG